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Dual Enrollment Public and Private School Student Information

Students attending a public school or eligible private school in Volusia & Flagler county are eligible to participate in Daytona State's Dual Enrollment program. We encourage students to consult with their parents/legal guardians and Dual Enrollment school representative to determine eligibility for the challenge of college level coursework.


 Important Dates 


Summer 2021
April 1
May 28
Fall 2021
April 15
May 28
Spring 2022
October 28
December 1

*Students must complete their DSC admissions application, complete placement testing, and submit a signed dual enrollment form with courses selected for all Full/A/B term courses by this date to be enrolled*

Eligibility Requirements for Summer & Fall 2021: 

- Be enrolled in 6th - 12th grade;

- Have a GPA in a high school level course;

          - College Credit programs require a minimum of a 3.0 unweighted high school GPA 

          - Vocational programs require a minimum 2.0 cumulative, unweighted high school GPA

- Qualifying test scores 


New Students: 

*New students may enter the dual enrollment program during the Fall & Spring semesters only. 

Step 1: ELIGIBILITY - Students need to begin the conversation with their school counselor to verify gpa, eligibility, high school graduation requirements, and college readiness. 

Step 2 : APPLY TO DSCFollow these steps to complete an online admissions application, selecting Dual Enroll as your Academic Plan.

Step 3: PLACEMENT TESTING - Available by appointment only. You need to have completed your DSC application and have your DSC ID# to schedule – 

Step 4: NEW STUDENT ADVISING -Click here to schedule your virtual, group new student advising session.  You will be provided with an overview of the programs offered, how to select courses, important dates, dual enrollment guidelines and your Dual Enrollment Form.

STEP 5: COMPLETE YOUR DUAL ENROLLMENT FORM -Use this helpful guide when selecting courses. Once you have completed and signed your Dual Enrollment Form, connect with your school counselor to review your course selections and sign your Dual Enrollment Form. 

  • Once the form is complete - signed by student, parent, and school counselor - it can be emailed to to begin the registration process. Registration subject to course availability at time of registration *All email responses will be sent to the student's DSC FalconMail account.

STEP 6: CHECK YOUR FALCONMAIL - All registration questions/confirmations will be sent to your DSC FalconMail account.


Returning Students: 

STEP 1: COURSE SELECTION - Enter the courses you are requesting on your Dual Enrollment Form. Use this helpful guide when selecting courses. If you have questions, Academic advisors can be reached at or by appointment, call 386-506-3602 to schedule. 

STEP 2: VERIFICATION OF ELIGIBILITY - Email or meet with your school counselor for verification of eligibility, course selection and signature on your dual enrollment form. 

STEP 3: SIGN & SUBMIT YOUR FORM - Once the form is signed by student, parent, and school counselor, it can be emailed to to begin the registration process, or students can call 386-506-3602 to schedule an appointment. *All emails must be sent from the student's DSC FalconMail account.



*Dual enrolled students are limited to 2 fully online courses per 15-week semester, with the exception of students who have earned at least 30 credits and have a minimum 3.5 DSC GPA.

 *All courses taken at DSC will become a part of the student's permanent college transcript. 

 *Course materials and class discussions may involve mature topics not typically included in secondary courses. Courses are not modified to accommodate variations in student age and maturity. 


Questions? Email 


 Public school students - All book needs are handled by your school.

         - Volusia County Students - Speak to the Textbook Coordinator at your school - all books and access codes are                      provided by your zoned school.

         - *VOL students receive their books from their zoned school. 

         - Flagler County Students - Speak with your school counselor for details on book pickup - all books and access

            codes are provided by your school.

Private School Students - Students are responsible for purchasing their own instructional materials. 


Test Score Requirements:

All students are required to submit and have college-ready test scores on file at Daytona State College for reading, writing and math to eligible to enroll. Any combination of eligible scores (see below) will be accepted.


Reading: 106
Writing: 103
Math:  114 (Intermediate Algebra)
123 (College Algebra)


Reading: 24
Writing: 25
Math: 24 (Intermediate Algebra)
26.5 (College Algebra)


Reading: 19
English: 17
Math:  19 (Intermediate Algebra)
21 (College Algebra) 


Helpful Information: 



Eligible Private Schools for the 2021-22 Academic Year: 


  • Central Christian Academy
  • DeLand Preparatory Academy
  • Father Lopez Catholic High School
  • First Baptist Christian Academy
  • Halifax Academy
  • Knights Christian Academy
  • Riverbend Academy
  • Sunrise Academy
  • XCEED Preparatory Academy

Don't see your school listed? Have your school contact us at dualenrollment@daytonastate.ed


Home School Parents:  Please see our Home School website.


Email the advising staff at with any Dual Enrollment questions you may have. Please include your name and student ID number.


Students admitted in Fall 2020 under the Emergency Order Additional Eligibility Criteria:

  • If ENC1101 was taken and passed with a C or better in the Fall - you do not need to take reading/writing PERT - you may continue to ENC1102.
  • If a DSC Math course was taken and passed with a C or better in the Fall, you do not need to take the Math PERT to continue to other Math courses.
  • If you took classes other than Math & English, you will need to PERT to place into Math & English for Spring, but may continue taking courses that do not have Math/English pre or co-requisites without testing.*This is only valid for students admitted in Fall 2020. 
  • If you met the Emergency Order criteria in the Fall but opted not to take Math and/or English you will need to take the PERT and earn qualifying scores in order to take Math or English courses. 
  • If you met the Emergency Order criteria in Fall 2020, but did not successfully complete your courses with a C or better, you will need to take the PERT to continue dual enrollment. 

Example 1: Students currently enrolled in only SLS1122 and wants to take ENC1101 in the Spring.

  • Reading and Writing PERT required.

Example 2: Students currently enrolled in ENC1101 and SLS1122 and wants to take MAT1033 in the Spring.

  • Math PERT required, no Reading/Writing necessary.

Example 3: Students currently enrolled in ENC 1101 and wants to take ENC1102 in the Spring

  • No PERT required, eligible to take ENC1102.

Example 4: Students currently enrolled in only SLS1122 and wants to take PSY1012 in the Spring.

  • No PERT needed, PSY1012 does not require ENC1101 

Example 5: Student met the Math placement under the Emergency Order but didn’t take or didn't pass Math in the Fall.

  • Math PERT required for Spring math enrollment. 

Example 6: Student took a course/courses in Fall 2020 and earned a D, F, W, or W1

  • Student will need to take the PERT and earn qualifying scores to continue with dual enrollment.



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